September 24, 2018

Buhari orders total overhaul of SARS (SUN)

Buhari orders total overhaul of SARS (SUN)

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a total overhaul of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed this Tuesday during the Oyo State edition of the Youth Town Hall Meeting at Theophilus Ogunlesi Hall, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan .

Osinbajo said: “President Buhari has ordered the review of the operations, working strategies and total overhaul of SARS.”

Osinbajo, while confirming that there have been several allegations of uncivilised manner of operation, harassment and intimidation of many innocent Nigerians by SARS operatives, disclosed that the squad could not be totally banned in view of security challenges in the country.

He stated that the President, being a listening person, had ordered the review of the squad’s operations in order to meet the expectations of Nigerians. Read more

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